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. >> catherine, the fed held its regular policy-setting meeting just under two weeks before the u.s. presidential election. but they did not touch on monetary policy. the u.s. federal reserve says it will not change its current monetary status, a stance the u.s. economy has continued to expand at a moderate pace. the fed announced its decision on wednesday after a two-day policy meeting ofts federal open mart committee. it says household spending has advanced a bit more quickly while the housing sector has shown some further signs of improvement. to continue stimulating the economy the fed says it will keep its key interest rate at near zero at least through the middle of 2015. the u.s. central bank is supporting economic growth through additional quantitative easing it introduced last month. that easing in the form of continuing purchases of mortgage-backed securities is supplying a huge amount of funds to the market. >>> and it is time to check on the markets. u.s. stock prices ended in the negative following a fed policy meeting. and more lackluster earnings reports. the dow jones industrial a
monetary stus a stance the u.s. economy has continued to exndt a mere ce thfe announced its decision on wednesday after a o-yli mtif open market committee. it says household sndg s adnc a b me qck whe e hsi sector has shown some further signs of imoven toonnu stimulating the economy the fed says it ll ke i kntesrate at near zero at least through the middle of 20.e s. ctr bks supporting economic growth easi it introduced last month. that easing in the fm o ntuiura mortgage-backed securities is supping a huge amou of funds to the market. >>> and isimohen e markets. u.s. stock prices ended in the negative flowing a fedolicy meeting. and more lacklusterarng reports. the dow jones industrial average ended down .2% at 13,077. and t s h sck he paar openingh we go to ramin mlerdthe tokyo stock exchange. especially a japan kicked off with its enings season from this week as well. whatanouel? >>extl th'soing to be a big focus here. indeed, as if u.s. earnings weren't enough of a drag o ovalseimt, we're going to get a slew of corporate earnings from japan as well. and really that's kept invest
. assistant secretary of state kurt campbell, who arrived in japan on thursday, is in charge of u.s. policies on east asia. he said he met with china's vice foreign minister in the u.s. before leaving for japan. >> we talked about the importance of relations between china and japan are restored and improved, and that is in the best interests of not just the peoples but the countries and everyone in the asia-pacific, including the united states. >> campbell is scheduled to meet with japanese officials to discuss bilateral cooperation on situations in east asia. >>> we interviewed a prominent british analyst on how he sees japan/china relations at the moment. professor michael clarke is director general at the royal united services institute for defense and security studies. >> for european, we understand the issue, i think, of the islands. we understand the delicacy of the issue. but it is a problem that can be similar disputes all around the world, and they will flare up from time to time. the most important thing from tokyo's point of view is not to allow too many precedents to be set on eit
official refused to comment on the allegations. the u.s. defense secretary says he has no clear insight into kim jung-un after watching the leader. he is unsure if kim will carry on his father's approach or soften his stance toward other nations. panetta met with the south korean defense minister at the pentagon. they said north korea's nuclear program and ballistic missile development pose a threat to east asia. they say the u.s. and south korea will continue working together to keep the north in check. >> we have a strong military relationship between the united states and south korea, that we work closely with other countries in the region. to make very clear that -- our interest is in peace. not in any kind of provocative behavior. >> south korean and u.s. officials agreed this month to extend the range of ballistic missiles to 800 kilometers more than dublt current limit and would allow the missiles to reach any point in north korea. >>> japan coast guard officers are warning chinese government ships to leave japanese waters around island in the east china sea. japan nationalized t
. then the killing of valeria "munique" tachiquin. why did u.s. border patrol agents killed a u.s. citizen, mother of five here in the nine states several miles north of the mexican border. >> state-sponsored terrorism and what is happening at the u.s.- mexican border. we are not allowed to leave our committees without going to checkpoints. i am a u.s. national and a mexican national, and i get stopped every single time i get out of my house, by the border patrol. >> all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we're on the road at stanford university in palo alto, california. at least one civilian was killed in pakistan on wednesday when u.s. drone struck the tribal area of north missouri stand. to others for also reportedly wounded and possibly killed. the obama administration has secretly developed a new long- term mechanism for monitoring, capturing, and killing suspected terrorists well into the future. according to the washington post, the administration is maintaining what it calls a disposition matrix that would help
is investigating. rtin hasrtin has learned that u.s. military forces were moving in case a rescue was ordered the night a u.s. ambassador was killed. kiother senate candidate shakes up the campaign with comments about rape and pregnancy. wyatt andrews is on the story. and ben tracy in los angeles with an american hero. for him, there's no place like this home. >> you just push down and the cabinets come down. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. another patient injected with a tainted steroid has died of tiningitis. more than 300 cases have now been reported in 17 states and the centers for disease control says the outbreak is spreading. federal and state officials have s ened an investigations into new england compounding center, the pharmacy that's believed to veve shipped thousands of vials of a steroid that's used in clinics to treat pain. a many cases, the drug was contaminated with a deadly fungus which one investigator said was visible to the naked eye in some of the vials. we asked jim axelrod to find out more about the
them. >> pelley: the last major hurricane to hit the u.s. this late in the season, was wilma, seven years ago today. that was a category three storm. it killed five people in florida and caused more than $20 billion in damage. it's the third costliest hurricane in the u.s. after andrew and katrina. we are down to the last 12 days of campaign 2012. a new poll out tonight suggests that mitt romney has closedly the gender gap. last month, president obama led among women by 16 points, but now, they're dead even. 47% to 47. on the other hand, governor romney's lead among men has been cut from 13 point last month to just five now. 47% to 42. most polls show the president ahead in ohio, and it may be ohio that thames the balance on election night. both men were there today, and so is our campaign 2012 team. first, jan crawford with governor romney in defiance, ohio. jan. >> reporter: well, scott, romney was in four different toss-up states yesterday. today, he's spending every minute in one, ohio. he doesn't have to win this state to win the election, but it's going to be hard for him to d
. >> thank you. thanks to having us again and again. i'm a u.s. correspondent for swiss newspapers but i have a question for you, henry. you haven't mentioned the governor of ohio at all in your analysis. was that on purpose or you don't think he plays a role? >> i've never found that governors matter a whole lot in presidential races. they don't poll states along with it. they can help of volunteer but their stamping or their popularity almost never actually comes over. the one thing i should've mentioned, i didn't though, is that the case it raise from two years ago is a good indicator. made ronnie's weakness. which is that john kasich after he left congress came from an investment bank backer and accuse running against somebody, before he was governor, was a representative from that west virginia part of ohio, and they rent a class warfare campaign. it was eyes on the side of the working class man, he comes on the site of the wealthy. and kasich in the atmosphere by 2010 only won by about two points. and if you look, he did much better in the affluent suburbs than he did in working-class a
through those trillions of dollars spent by the u.s. government each year. >> reporter: what you might not know about the federal deficit. a guided tour in and around washington, d.c. with the "wall street journal's" david wesson. >> woodruff: we have another in our series of topics not being talked about in the campaign. tonight's missing issue is europe's debt crisis. >> brown: an ancient and historic city at risk in a modern-day civil war. we look at the destruction in aleppo, syria. >> this is one of the great tragedies. aleppo's an extraordinary cross roads of cultures, religions, all built on a strata of centuries of -- >> woodruff: and ray suarez has the story of a 19th century recording made on tinfoil by thomas edison, digitally converted so we can hear it. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> computing surrounds us. sometimes it's obvious and sometimes it's very surprising in where you find it. soon, computing intelligence in unexpected places will change our lives in truly profound ways. technology can
the u.s. east coast. it's expected to bring high winds and heavy rain and even snow to some areas. early this morning sandy slammed into cuba as a strong category 2 hurricane packing winds of 110 miles per hour. this storm is being blamed for two deaths so far, one in jamaica, one in haiti. so nbc's meteorologist bill karins is tracking this powerful hurricane this morning. bill, what can you tell us? >> we're in the middle of an historic event. it has already hit jamaica and it's over the top of cuba. it's going to head up into the bahamas. for the southeastern u.s. it will be a glancing blow as far as florida is concerned. the storm almost 500 miles away from miami. the winds intensified overnight, 110 miles per hour. cuba was hit harder than they were expecting. what's going to happen and where is the storm going? as i mentioned the southeast especially florida, georgia, south carolina area, a glancing blow for you. not a direct impact. large waves and beach erosion, yes, not the winds and heavy rain. by the time we get to sunday, this is the important part here. some of our computers
in the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya has been killed in ie row. a tunisia man is also facing charges in connection with the september attack. four americans were killed in the attack, including the u.s. ambassador chris stevens. >>> the white house, state department and the f.b.i. were informed a terror group had claimed credit for the attack on facebook and twitter two hours after it began. that's according to e-mails obtained by cbs. the e-mails also suggest u.s. diplomats were informing officials in washington about the assault as it was unfolding. that raises further questions about the apparent confusion on the part of the obama administration to determine the nature of the september 11 attack and those who planned it. secretary of state hillary rodham clinton says a posting on facebook isn't evidence of responsibility for the attack. >>> hurricane sandy has killed at least two people as it turns toward the caribbean -- through the caribbean. a woman in haiti was swept away in the flood waters on wednesday. an elderly man was killed in jamaica when a huge boulder rolled on to hi
does anything that the u.s. government says, although we still say it. .. i remember when secretary clinton went on her first trip to china she had a forum with 16 women from different areas in china. was blogged, it was streamed, people would challenge the hiv/aids policy, incredibly brave women and secateurs clinton provided a forum for them to speak to a larger audience. these were the kind of things i think we can do. >> a question from right here in the room in the audience. president obama and governor rahm yo both said they want america to have a positive relationship with china but they must play by the rules. how well they pushed china if they think china is not playing by the rules, house specifically, dr. bader? >> how specifically will they -- >> push china if they are not playing by the rules? >> my last act in government, my last time around was second place in negotiations with a succession of the world trade organization. the world trade organization lays out in detail global rules. it was a 17 year negotiation for china, and it made extensive commitments. china used
been among the hardest hit workers since the great recession. the u.s. economy may be recovering, but there has not been much of a gain in construction employment. >> construction employment has been very spotty. we've seen a couple of months and then it flattens out or even drops back down. >> reporter: in the past two years, the construction industry has added 36,000 jobs. that's a fraction of the 3.9 million positions that have been created in the private sector overall. but there has been one bright spot across the nation: apartment construction. the reason has as much to do with lifestyle preference, as economics. >> there does seem to be a shift in preferences among young, potential homebuyers to live closer to the city or in the first ring of suburbs. many of them are looking to stay in apartments living rather than having a home further out where they need a car to get any where. they would have more of a mortgage they would be tied into. >> reporter: on the flip side, public spending on construction has fallen sharply. it's down 3.5% from a year ago, as state and local g
center believes this will slowly weaken as it kind of parallels the u.s. coast here as we go through the weekend. sunday morning east of wilmington, north carolina. it's going to be a battering of wave action, some winds, rain along the coast. as we get into sunday night, monday, looks like it may start getting over toward us. here we are monday morning east of hatteras and elizabeth city. this is the concern beyond that. the turn to the northwest is what we're looking at. and the center of the potential path brings it over toward new jersey potentially as we get into tuesday ternoon, tuesday evening. so new york, long island would get that. we'de on the weaker side. we're still inthat cone of uncertainty. if this thing tracks a little farther west, a little farther southwest, that would up our threat potential. we're going to watch it. it's very close to comfort levels or noncomfort levels. we'll be tracking this for the rest of the week and the weekend with the very latest on every newscast and online. jc, back to you. >> thank you very much, huward. >>> sand -- howard. >>> sandy's
the u.s. east koempts it's expected to bring high winds and heavy rain, even some snow to areas. early this morning sandy slammed into cuba as a strong category 2 hurricane packing winds of 110 miles per hour. the storm is being blamed for two deaths so far, one in jamaica and one in haiti. nbc meteorologist bill karins has been tracking this powerful hurricane for us. bill, what can you tell us? >> this is going to be an historic event but eventually all the way up into areas of new england. let's get into it. the storm intensified before it slammed into cuba. there's the eye off the coast. this rain ban over haiti, they're also going to see a lot of destruction this morning from those heavy rains. they're very prone to mud slides. about 480 miles away from miami right now. winds at 110 miles per hour. almost a category three storm. keeps it as a hurricane through the bahamas just off the florida coast. brushing the florida coast. very large waves. maybe a few rain bans. it parallels the southeast coast line saturday and sunday with heavy rains most likely in areas of coastal north ca
for aircraft and defense products. take those out of the picture and it didn't look so hot. u.s. weekly jobless claims fell more than expected dropping to 369,000. the prior week's figure was revised higher by 4,000 to nine 2000 to match this year's highs touched in april and june. all of that focus on what happened in california. those extraordinary numbers that appeared too good to be true were too good to be true and they had to change as a result of that. >> shares trading down after hours. earnings per share loss of $0.23. the street was expecting a loss of $0.08. revenue at $13.8 billion. the street was expecting $13.9 billion. one thing, the approach is to work hard and charge less and sell devices near break-even and you can pack a lot of sophisticated hardware into a low price point but the question is how well is the device trumping this market. it would seem right now they are missing as far as what wall street expected. dave: this is close to a 10% loss. we have mark sebastian in the pits of the cme. big loss for amazon. is that loss going to hold that after-hours trading loss, it i
he could not melissa: i'm melissa francis and here's what's "money" tonight. will the u.s. be the next saudi arabia of oil production? a newreport says we could be the world's top producer by the end of the decade. we'll tell you how. >>> plus a devastaaing cyberattack hits one of the world's largest oil companies. iran is reportedlyehind it. could our electric grids or water supplies, our water suppliese next? we get insight eclusively from a former member of the joint chiefs of staff. >>> crime in chicago is out of control. some officials want to pull the trigger on the bullet tax to rein it in. i think they're a bit off the mark. my favorite chicago alderman isere to disagree with me. even when they say it's not it is aays about money. melissa: first let's take a look at the day's market headlines. stocks adding losses to yesterday's big selloff. new home sales rose to the highest level in two years. but economic concerns voiced by the fed helped send stocks to the downside. the dow fell 25 points. >>> the justice department filing a one billion dollar civil lawsuit aga
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comments about the potential impact of the fiscal cliff and the u.s. elections. i know you'll be around, but let's make sure the viewers stick around, too. >> absolutely. carolyn, thanks very much for that. nice shot there. it looks nice there in zurich today. joining us for the first part of the program today, founding partner at lieber investment y suisse's report card. >> >> i think dugan is right to emphasize what they anticipate that they can deliver. it's words you need to hear still on focus of roe target of 15%. it will be some time before they get there, but for a shareholder, this is an important directional drive for credit suisse. they did get beaten up very heavily in the summer by the national bank. we heard the negative segment in the focuses generally focused perhaps on the world management side being an area of shortfall, but ultimately banks are still going through a major process of restructure and reform. there's no point in pretending that just because the eurozone crisis takes many a back seat, that suddenly banks will return to being where everybody puts their mo
along the u.s. east coast. it's expected to bring high winds and heavy rain, even snow to some areas. early this morning, sandy slammed into cuba as a strong category 2 hurricane, packing winds of 110 miles per hour. the storm is being blamed for two deaths so far, one in jamaica and one in haiti. bill karins will have more on where this storm is headed, coming up in weather in just a few minutes. >>> but first, here's a look at some of the other stories making news "early today in america." let's begin in philadelphia, where an airport gate crasher is now headed back to prison. back in march, the 25-year-old man crashed his suv through a gate and raced down the runway at philadelphia international airport at speeds topping 100 miles per hour. he's been sentenced to 16 months in prison and must pay $92,000 in restitution. >>> and now to missouri, where one thief armed with an unusual weapon robbed a kansas city restaurant. the suspect there is dressed in dark clothing, and he's caught on surveillance video wearing and entering a store wielding a samurai sword. he calmly walks up to c
about what's behind being accepted or rejected from a school. plus, oil production is soaring in the u.s. will it have an effect on gas prices? and, is the halloween box office a trick or a treat for movie goers? first business starts now. you're watching first business: financial news, analysis, and today's investment ideas. good morning. it's thursday, october 25th. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: apple comes out with earnings after the close. the stock rallied 3 dollars yesterday, but has fallen far from the $705 peak it hit back in september. the federal reserve is sticking to its economic stimulus and will keep interest rates through 2015. the fed says job growth is slow, but housing is rebounding. the fed meets again in december. a very red day, with a selloff in stocks, gold and oil. it's the 5th session in a row oil has declined. a warning from best buy sent shares tumbling 7%. the retailer warned earnings will fall siginigicantly short and a management shake-up is underway. and could it be game on for zynga? shares rallied 15% on word the social gaming company plans a $
'm melissa lee from the new york stock exchange. let's take a look at how we're setting off on u.s. futures. certainly got a lot of data when it comes to economic data. durables talking of 9.9%. we are seeing a higher open across the board for the s&p, the dow and the nasdaq. taking a look at europe, italy is down by just .10%. a road map develops for what could be a very, very good day in technology. hear what steve ballmer has to say. >>> the mini ipad is out. >>> more trouble at best buy, a major management shakedown. >>> and is cramer going to call this the come back story of the quarter? and could it keep the ceo off the hot seat? >>> we begin today of course with microsoft officially unv l unveiling it's -- the secret staging area microsoft uses to lae out it's retail stores nationwide, we talked to steve ballmer about pcs versus tablets. >> you asked me what's going to happen to the pc market and the tablet market. we can't tell them apart. but with one arrow, we have if you will gotten two birds, tablet and pc, but we don't want to let any of the innovation surface of that not be e
for your future. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> we're "minding your business" this morning. u.s. stock futures are up after markets closed slightly lower yesterday. >>> lots of big corporate earnings today including apple. christine has a preview for us. >> we just heard out of the uk, it's out of recession, uk growth -- economic growth in the uk up 1%. that's good news. >> congratulations, britain. >> so many of these european countries and the uk have been in recession or negative growth. also a bank of america story where the government is suing bank of america. that's going to be an interesting case to watch. more on that next hour. but watching tech earnings in particular. sor raid daye da just mentioned apple. facebook had the best day yesterday that it's had since it went public. apple earnings come out after the closing bell. you know i love to show you the apple stock chart because it has been so good for many investors until recently. it's been faltering from that 700 level. apple has a lot to prove. it's up about 250%. so apple kind of has a lot to prove now under tim cook. we do know it's been
of four americans, including the u.s. ambassador to libya, christopher stevens. we know who he is. we know where he is, who's got him and whether american interrogators will be able to get at him. in addition tonight, we've got new insight into just how quick liu the state department knew about the military sophistication of the actual assault. frank townsend will join us shortly. along with former cia officer bob baer. and you'll hear as well from soern john mccain. you by want to start with the suspect and a "360" exclusive. earlier reporting said access to the suspect was being blocked. intelligence correspondent suzanne kelly has learned otherwise. she joins us now. what have you heard? >> well, we've heard from a u.s. government official that the u.s. does fully intinned and expect to get access to this individual. there's a little bit of negotiating going on. there's a process in place. the fbi is expected to take the lead on this negotiation, though intelligence officials are also expected to be in the room when he's questioned. >> so it's not clear -- so fbi will take the lead on i
. more than 80 large u.s. companies putting the pressure on lawmakers to reduce the federal debt. connell: and how about this, don't care who is president so says peter fisher who only want urgency. keep us away from the fiscal cliff. dagen: buckle up and bundle up. old man winter with a monster of a perfect storm threatening to shut down businesses. what do you call it? it is going to be ugly. connell: you combine all of these things. top of the hour, more on that, every 15 minutes with nicole petallides at the stock of the new york stock exchange. nicole: i went ice skating last night. some movers on wall street, the dow up 32 points. take a look at zynga. today is a great day for zynga, although it cooled off and hit a new low yesterday, the real winners on the street, see them higher by over 10%. wynn resorts coming out with numbers expansion in, the numbers are improving year over year, but the growth is slowing. wal-mart is a winner being added. and by a jedi dec biogen idec. selling friday was a big sunday, tuesday was a big selling day. let's take a look at how we are faring. up o
of u.s. concrete, inc.. >> madam president, commissioners, [speaker not understood]. item 9d is a consent to transfer to port leases in which bode gravel company is the current port tenant. lease no. l-12507 and premises at seawall, 344. as you well know, the gravel company is an iconic number in san francisco. bode has been here since 1915 and waterfront for 10 year. the business is a production and distribution of ready mix concrete and other construction material to the local construction industry. it is sad for me to now say that the owners of bode now desire to sell their interest in bode and bode concrete llc to central concrete supply company, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of u.s. concrete. under the terms of the aforementioned leases, 50% or greater interest in the tenant. in this particular case, the owners of bode will be transferring 100% of their equity interest to central and as such the train action requires consent from the port commission. port staff has completed its due diligence regarding the transaction and operations of both central and u.s. concrete
of a failed economic development,. one suggested by the imf, world bank, the u.s. as well, and major other donors, particularly in other -- what is needed now is a new economic model more inclusive, that provides jobs to this millions, literally, to those unemployed, and many have college degrees. they don't find jobs. i have looked a little bit at what could be done in e egypt like that in terms of inclusive development in the agricultural sector, why not? let me talk to you about this very briefly, about my -- egypt economy, is, as you know, badly suffering from unemployment, on the rise, according to the imf, rejection of the egyptian economy, real gdp growth rate at 5% in 2009 and 2010 expected to grow at 1% or 2% in 2011 which is bad. because of the economic slow down as well as return of egyptian migrants from libya, unemployment, one of the main reasons of the egyptian -- for the egyptian revolution that took place in early 2011 is on the rise. to keep pace with demographic trends, egypt needs to create 700,000 new jobs. new sustainable jobs every year. with respect to geography, so
cause significant damage along the east coast of the u.s. as he said, microsoft has unveiled the newest version of its windows operating system. >> it is a radical redesign and will be microsoft posted first operating system to run on both desktop and tablet pc's. microsoft's boss steve ballmer shut up for the big announcement. microsoft is hoping to gain a foothold in the lucrative mobile internet maret. >> how will users react to the new design? we look now in our latest report. >> the launch of windows 8, microsoft's new operating system, is big news in the tech industry, featuring a completely new interface, which has surprised users. messages from social networks feature in the home page, and so the news updates. windows has been overhauled. can users at that? >> the new interface is certainly very cutting edge. it features a lot of innovations that users have to get used to. once you know how to use them, they are really easy to operate. >> microsoft will spend up to $1 billion advertising windows 8. in recent years, apple had made gains in laptops and tablet computers. plus, sale
constituency. and after standing back for two years, u.s. president george w. bush specifically calls for a palestinian state as part of the so-called "roadmap for peace." squeezed between hamas on one side and jewish settlers on the other, moderates on all sides wonder if these are the men to finally make jerusalem the capital of two states. in the region of northern africa and southwestern asia, turkey is one of the most strategically located countries in the world. americans learned why when turkey did not allow the u.s. access to invade neighboring iraq, despite nato membership and an offer of $6 billion. but turkey was torn, as they are on many other issues. are they european or asian? are they secular or islamist? are they democratic or authoritarian? are they urban or rural? here we explore the regional geography of turkey and its largest city. half european, half asian, istanbul is the cultural and commercial heart of turkey. it's a city of great contrasts. the traditional shops in the grand bazaar. and modern, spacious shopping centers with fashionab boutiques. but for thousa
in good hands? >>> stories making news this morning. u.s. officials confirm that authorities in tunisia have arrested a man who may be connected to last month's deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. meanwhile, there are reports an egyptian militant also suspected of involvement has been killed in clashes in cairo. >>> the fbi and u.s. postal service are investigating reports of fraudulent letters being sent to florida voters in at least 28 counties questioning their citizenship and their eligibility to vote. >>> pakistani police say nine people have been arrested in connection with the shooting of the 15-year-old activist who spoke out against the taliban. the main suspect is still at large. >>> scientists in oregon say they've created embryos with genes from one man and two women using a controversial technique that could one day prevent babies from inheriting certain incurable diseases. researchers point out the embryos are not being used to produce children. >>> and some good news for all of us who call earth our home. government scientists say the hole in the ozone layer
. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: the issue of health care has been a constant conversation in this country over the past few years, amplified during this campaign season. behind the politics of health care is the reality of what many americans face, especially in inner cities. peter nicks decided to chronicle a day in a life of an open emergency room. the film is called "the waiting room" and is being called one of the best documentary projects of the year. it is playing in select cities across the country. here are some scenes from the "the waiting room." you have to wait for that -- >> you have to wait for the same day as an emergency services. no limits. >> the emergency department is completely full. the beds are full. nobody moves. >> i cannot look through the cracks. >> call up here and ask him. >> i was just laid off my job in march. >> heart rate is really high. >> i have never had anything happen to me since my in vincible
. >>> new developments in the september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. a 28-year-old man suspected of taking part is now in custody in tunisia. u.s. officials say the fbi will be allowed to question him. the suspect was reportedly posting details of the benghazi attack on social media websites as it was happening. >>> we also have new developments in the shooting of anti-taliban activist malala yousufzai. pakistani police say they have six people in custody i, but th man they call the main shooting suspect, atta ullah khan is still at large. malala is making good progress, she's reportedly fighting an infection, but she's able to move her fingers and toes and stand up with help from the nurses. >>> and one man known as the kung fu panda destroyed the tigers in game one of the world series. pablo sandoval tied a home run record. he's just the fourth player ever to accomplish this feat. he's the first to do it in his first three at-bats in the world series. and sandoval did hit two of these home runs off of detroit ace, justin verlander, who has been pitching better
community let's start with the fact that the u.s. has a highest corporate tax rate in the world and we have an arcane system that needs to migrate to a territorial tax system. more specifically that would involve lowering the corporate rate, broadening the base, having it be revenue neutral, eliminating the loopholes and moving to a territorial tax system because at the end of the day the tax system has to make u.s. businesses more competitive globally. i might add that this tax reform and move to territorial is supported by the president's council on jobs and competitiveness led by jeff immelt and supported by the export council, the president's export council led by paul volcker who had the advisory board in 2010 also believe in this and so does simpson-bowles so it has a lot of bipartisan support and it is time to move in that direction. lori: one thing that stuck out to me is the growing debt poses a serious threat to u.s. security. do you think that threat is imminent? >> i completely agree. unless you take care of business at home it limits our ability to be influential abroad and mak
referring to it. making his reference to desire to cut taxes, grow the economy, restore the u.s. reputation around the world. he had three stops and this will be the third in ohio wrapping up the night. listen. >> the obama campaign doesn't have a plan. the obama campaign is slipping because he is talking about smaller and smaller things despite the fact that america has such huge challenges and this is such an opportunity for america. that is why on november 6th i'm counting on ohio to vote for big change. >> reporter: more romney continues to tout his debated performances. taken as totality many voters believe that mr. romney won them overall. they raised $111.8 million in first two weeks of october. no word on obama campaign where you can expect that money to go into the ground game. >> shep: latest state poll has governor romney trailing by five points. president had three times the field offices the governor does in ohio, yet governor romney's people say they are confident about their ground game. >> reporter: they are. there was a memo today. to give you an example. obama has 120 fiel
in foreign countries, australia, canada, the u.s. or u.k., families that are set up in these places, residences, money to hong kong and elsewhere. so these are the ways in which people prepare for a crackdown of some sort. part of the problem with the nature of state capitalism in china is because people don't know when the crackdown will come if, for example, the friends they think they have in government turn on them, they have every incentive to be very short-termist. it's really a corrosive influence, not just on -- just because of corruption or taking the money out of the country but in how you don't invest for the long term in your businesses, for example. so it's really a perverse kind of capitalism that we see, even in the private sector. >> you can look at anecdotal evidence that seems to suggest that whereas at the beginning it was the big cheeses getting their money out, now it's really prosperous well-to-do little -- trying to get some money into handicap. hong kong is usually the way out. >> rose: before we turn to europe. how much are these economies dependent on each
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